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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: dotnet tests on dotnet
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2004 09:09:11 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Steve Loughran <> wrote:
>>I just tested stefan's latests dotnet library on .net1.1 (as opposed
>>to mono) -all works great!
> Really, really great.  I'm excited.
>>I dont have msbuild, though I know how to get it.
> I thought it should be part of the Whidbey betas, yes.  I'll try to
> lure one of the people I know to be using MSBuild into installing Ant
> and give it a try.

yeah. I could duplicate my work VM and install 2005 beta on it. (*)

>>It may be easier to wait a bit for the next beta, though that
>>depends on the dotnet package's release schedule.
> No schedule yet.  I'd love to turn this into an Ant community project
> or split from Ant completely before going ahead.  It depends on the
> feel of the rest of the Ant crew towards such an esoteric area.

I think there is a strong argument for making it a sub module, just so 
you can evolve it at a different rate.

> BTW, have you looked into WiX at any point in time?  I'm uncertain
> whether I really have really gotten the task abstractions correctly
> reflect the way the tool would get used.

(*) apart from the laptop, the only dos box I now have is a vmware window.

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